Supply Chains

Collaboration ‘strongest weapon against slavery’

Maxine Perella, (Nov 17, 2016)

Ikea, John Lewis and The Body Shop are among the companies that are going beyond audits

Companies ‘doing barest minimum’ on reporting slavery

Katherine Sharp, (Nov 17, 2016)

Analyses of statements under the Modern Slavery Act show FTSE 100 boards failing to appreciate slavery risks in their supply chains

Modern slavery risks hit home for UK firms

Maxine Perella, (Nov 17, 2016)

With even John Lewis caught out by a sharp rise in forced labour in UK supply chains, there are fears firms will move more purchasing overseas to protect their brands

Human rights: The business case for backing civil rights defenders

Terry Slavin, (Nov 17, 2016)

A new report from Charities Aid Foundation argues that companies can - and should - be at the vanguard of protecting human rights

Diamond and jewellery industry case study

Conference Recording, (Nov 12, 2016)

Sustainable Livestock: Investors turn up heat over animal welfare

Ellen R Delisio, (Oct 30, 2016)

Fast food firms are looking more closely at their supply chains as institutions drive welfare issues up the agenda

Human Rights is top supply chain issue for companies

Liam Dowd, (Sep 2, 2016)

Nearly 50% of 533 corporate respondents surveyed stated Human Rights was the number one issue in the coming 12 months.

Sustainable Rubber briefing: Patagonia takes the plunge

Angeli Mehta, (Aug 25, 2016)

Interest in guayule rubber for medical devices and products such as surgical gloves was kindled by a wave of allergies caused by proteins found in hevea rubber.

Sustainable Rubber briefing: Timberland makes strides on using recycled tyres

Angeli Mehta, (Aug 25, 2016)

Timberland Tires is a venture between the US outdoorwear brand, Timberland, and a Singaporean tyre maker and distributor, Omni United.